The best spellers in Ondo and Ekiti states have emerged at their respective State Level Competition of the Nigeria Spelling Bee.

The competition was conducted on the 2nd of June 2022 at Divine Touch International School Ado-Ekiti which played host to the combined Ondo and Ekiti contest.

At the conclusion of the day’s contest, Damilare Osalusi David of Greater Tomorrow International College Ondo emerged as the Ondo Best Junior Speller while Ajibare Success Oluwatemilehin of Model Secondary School Akure clinched the Ondo Best Senior Speller slot.

On the Ekiti side, Ajibola Flourish Yinyinola of Saint Lawrence Metropolitan College emerged the Ekiti Best Junior Speller while Adedeji Sharon Moyinoluwa of Divine Touch International School is the Ekiti Best Senior Speller.

These spellers will progress to represent their respective states at the National Finals of the Nigeria Spelling Bee slated for the 3rd-7th of August 2022 at Divine Rays British Schools Obosi-Onitsha, where they stand a chance to win up to N1,000,000 / N500,000 scholarships for Senior and Junior categories respectively.

National Finalists also have an opportunity to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee continental competition in Malawi.

Runners-up at the event include:


Arotiowa Eniola Princess of Greater Tomorrow International College (Ondo)

Newness Godwin of Treasured Heritage School (Ekiti)


Femi-Ashamo Peace Oluwafunminiyi of Model Secondary School Akure (Ondo)

Obembe Omodolapo Pascaline of Saint Lawrence Metropolitan College (Ekiti)

We want to appreciate all parents, coaches and schools who availed themselves to make the contest a memorable one for the spellers.

Our most profound appreciation goes to the host school, Divine Touch International School.

See for a list of events upcoming this season in states across Nigeria.